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5.26.21 BNP Advocacy Alert – Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

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Kristine Hilsdorf

May 26, 2021

 

5.26.21 BNP Advocacy Alert – Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

As you know, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership successfully advocated for the inclusion of small business recovery grants in this year's state budget.

Through this fund, employers can access grants to help finance:

  • Payroll
  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Property & School Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Utilities
  • PPE & COVID-related supplies
  • HVAC
  • Machinery & other equipment

Empire State Development recently released detailed eligibility criteria, possibly grant amounts, necessary documentation, and allowable expenses. You can find this information here

The Governor's office announced that ESD will begin accepting applications for the Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program on June 10. You can sign up for instant alerts on program news and application availability here.

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